Friends of the Wardsboro Library

Friends of the Wardsboro Library


Turnip Contest Categories

Best Name

Largest  Grown in Wardsboro

Largest Grown Outside Wardsboro

Best Strange & Funny Turnip

Grand Champion

Vermont State Vegetable

Gilfeather Turnip Pin-Ornament

State Vegetable "flower-pot" Mug Now On Sale

Ceramic, not plastic. Get one at the Wardsboro Public Library. Or, at the Gilfeather Turnip Fest Oct. 22.


Handmade  in Wardsboro, VT in fine wool. Clasp pin sewn on reverse. Comes with cloth ribbon for handing as an ornament. Approx 6" tall. Packaged in clear cello gift bag.

ORDER online - or order by email click here.

Handmade in Vermont

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Looking for a copy of this book? "Wardsboro, VT - Exposing the Past" A 125-page photo book of historic images of the town and surrounding landscape designed, complied and edited by Dan Hescock and by Bob LeBlond with text by Wardsboro author Amy Kleppner.

Soft-cover. $20, plus shipping. On sale at the Library or order by email.


The Friends of the Wardsboro Library, Inc. is an all-volunteer support organization for the public library in Wardsboro, Vermont. 

News! A Special Turnip Event

The Gilfeather Turnip Art Show honoring Vermont's State Vegetable opens Saturday October 1 and runs through the end of the month. Featuring artists and fine crafters from Wardsboro and Stratton. On display during regular hours at the Wardsboro Public Library, 170 Main Street. Also open during the Gilfeather Turnip Festival on October 22 from 9am to 1pm. Free admission.

Best Raffle Ever  DRAWING  IS SOON!

for details

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Win this

Vermont quilt!

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Raffle Tickets Now - drawing is Oct. 22nd.

The Friends group is a nonprofit corporation that owns the town's library building. It's called the Gloria Danforth Memorial Building. The organization was established in 1999 and has been one of the most successful fundraising organizations in the area. Therefore, our efforts and the generosity of many donors and sponsors are what keeps the library doors open for every resident of Wardsboro and the neighboring towns.

Come to a Friends meeting at the Library, the first Wednesday of  the month at 7 PM - all are welcome. Jan. Mar. May, July, Sept., Nov. Volunteer at one of the Friends events. Our 2015 calendar of fundraising events is posted here. Not to be missed - the annual Gilfeather Turnip Festival every October in Wardsboro, sponsored by the Friends.

The 3rd Edition of The Gilfeather Turnip Cookbook honoring the Vermont State Vegetable. A Friends of the Wardsboro Library fundraising publication, hand bound with twig and twine, 200 pages, paperback. $20 + $5 shipping and handling. Delivery date mid-June. Limited number of copies available of this printing. For bulk orders, EMAIL.

Copyright Friends of the Wardsboro Library Inc. Wardsboro Vermont

170 Main Street, Wardsboro, VT 05355
PO Box 137
802 896 3416